News & Statements
McHugh announces Towns and villages in Donegal set to benefit from €1.15M funding
13 Donegal projects are to receive €1.15M under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme. The funding will see funding to digital hubs in Kilcar, Carrigart/Downings and on Arranmore Island as well as ehancement schemes in Newtowncunningham, Falcarragh, Convoy, Ballyliffin, Burtonport, , Churchill, Dunkineely, Mountcharles, Rathmullan and St Johnston.
€14.5M for Donegal farmers under the Areas of Natural Constraints Scheme – McHugh
COUNTY DONEGAL farmers are set to benefit from €14,546,000 in funding under the Areas of Natural Constraints Scheme. “This funding will benefit 6,447 farmers across Donegal. I would like to thank my Fine Gael colleague, Minister Michael Creed for fighting hard to make this possible."
Minister McHugh announces funding release for new Gaelscoil Cois Feabhail premises in Moville
Gaelscoil Cois Feabhail Moville is to receive funding for necessary works including two mainstream classrooms, the refurbishment of existing two classrooms, two SET rooms, Principal’s Office, Staff room and General Office, Store room and Staff/Disabled Shower.
Minister of State McHugh turns the first sod at new community centre in An Fál Carrach, Co. Donegal
“I am delighted to turn the first sod for this centre, which will add significantly to the amenities in the area and will be an important support for local development, particularly in the context of the implementation of the language planning process."
Department Officials in talks with Inishowen Sports Clubs – McHugh
OFFICIALS from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport are in discussions with Inishowen football club Cockhill Celtic and a number of other sports clubs. Several sporting organisations affected by the floods on August 22 and 23 are being assisted by the Red Cross in a funding programme set up by the Department of Defence, with aid up to €20,000 available.
Families, farmers and businesses still receiving Government help after Donegal flooding- McHugh
Families, farmers and businesses are still receiving Government help after the Donegal floods, the Government Chief Whip has said.
Allúntas €784,442 fógartha ag an Aire Stáit McHugh faoi Scéim na gCúntóirí Teanga don scoilbhliain 2017/2018
€288,000 has been sanctioned for 34 Donegal Gaeltacht schools. The allocation is part of €784,442 for Muintearas Teo. and Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne to enable them to run the Language Assistants Scheme on behalf of the Department for the 2017/2018 school year. This allocation is the same as the 2016/2017 allocation.
McHugh announces launch of flood relief scheme for Donegal farmers
GOVERNMENT Chief Whip and Fine Gael TD for Donegal, Joe McHugh, has announced that applications are now open for an aid package for farmers in his constituency affected by the August 22nd flood.
Where was Gerry as Donegal suffered- Minister McHugh
GOVERNMENT Chief Whip and Donegal Fine Gael TD Joe McHugh has slammed comments from Sinn Fein’s Gerry Adams about the response to the Donegal flood crisis.
McHugh encourages farmers to take part in Teagasc flood damage survey
Minister meets IFA and INHFA to discuss impact of Inishowen flood